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Title: Nanostructured layers of thermoelectric materials

Abstract

This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus related to thermoelectric materials. In one aspect, a method includes providing a plurality of nanostructures. The plurality of nanostructures comprise a thermoelectric material, with each nanostructure of the plurality of nanostructures having first ligands disposed on a surface of the nanostructure. The plurality of nanostructures is mixed with a solution containing second ligands and a ligand exchange process occurs in which the first ligands disposed on the plurality of nanostructures are replaced with the second ligands. The plurality of nanostructures is deposited on a substrate to form a layer. The layer is thermally annealed.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1418824
Patent Number(s):
9,882,108
Application Number:
15/254,412
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2016 Sep 01
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Urban, Jeffrey J., Lynch, Jared, Coates, Nelson, Forster, Jason, Sahu, Ayaskanta, Chabinyc, Michael, and Russ, Boris. Nanostructured layers of thermoelectric materials. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Urban, Jeffrey J., Lynch, Jared, Coates, Nelson, Forster, Jason, Sahu, Ayaskanta, Chabinyc, Michael, & Russ, Boris. Nanostructured layers of thermoelectric materials. United States.
Urban, Jeffrey J., Lynch, Jared, Coates, Nelson, Forster, Jason, Sahu, Ayaskanta, Chabinyc, Michael, and Russ, Boris. 2018. "Nanostructured layers of thermoelectric materials". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1418824.
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